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Turlock Adult School Programs

  • Adult Secondary Education (ASE)
  • High School Equivalency (HSE)
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Citizenship Test Preparation
  • Career Technical Education (CTE)
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

In addition to these programs, Turlock Adult School also offers a variety of Community Education/Personal Enrichment classes. Community Education classes require a minimum number of students enrolled in order to be held. If the minimum enrollment is not met, the class will be canceled. Please register early to ensure that the Community Education class you want to take will not be canceled.Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Turlock Adult School Information


Turlock Adult School is open to all persons 18 or older; you do not need to be a Turlock resident. Concurrently enrolled high school students must have their counselor’s approval before enrolling in classes required for a high school diploma. The purpose of allowing concurrently enrolled students is to supplement and enrich the opportunity for qualified high school students to progress toward meeting the educational requirements for graduation from high school. Note: California Education Code mandates that adults have priority when enrolling in all courses.

Refund Policy

NO REFUNDS will be given unless a class is cancelled by Turlock Adult School.


All students must register before attending class; registration at the door/auditing of classes is not allowed.  

ABE, ASE, HSE, ESL, and Citizenship Preparation Enrollment

In order to comply with federal funding requirements, all Turlock Adult School students enrolling in the programs listed above are required to satisfy certain testing requirements. Testing is mandatory, but it shouldn’t be stressful—test scores are used to determine the quality of our instructional practices, not to judge the knowledge of individual students.

New Students

Important: Please call (209) 226-6475 or come to the office to make an appointment for testing.

Returning Students

Please call (209) 226-6475 or come to the office to make your testing appointment.

High School Diploma (ASE)

Adult high school diploma students must meet with a counselor to register. Please call (209) 226-6475 for counseling hours.

Concurrent Enrollment

Currently enrolled high school students who wish to enroll in Turlock Adult School must first see their high school counselor and request a concurrent enrollment form. The form must be filled out completely and signed by the student, the student’s counselor, and a parent or guardian if the student is under 18. Class sizes are limited, so please register early.

Community Education Enrollment

Community Education students must register online at Online registration is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during registration periods. Registration continues until the first day of the class, or until the class is full.